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The Mass Is Ended

La messa è finita

Directed by Nanni Moretti
Italy, 1985
Comedy, Drama


Onetime campus radical Nanni Moretti renounces his past to become a priest. Returning to his home village, Moretti is appalled at the lack of religious reverence amongst the townsfolk, unable even to communicate with any of his old friends, who’ve all gleefully succumbed to the Deadly Sins.

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The Mass Is Ended Directed by Nanni Moretti

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1986 | 3 wins including: C.I.C.A.E. Award

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1986 | 4 nominations including: Best Screenplay

David di Donatello Awards

1986 | 6 nominations including: Best Actor

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